• The News

    The cost of a desk

    According to an issue originally unveiled by Transparency International Pakistan which wrote to the Sindh chief minister about the purchase of school desks meant for two children in a classroom at the exorbitant cost of Rs29,500 per desk, the Sindh education ministry has spent an amount 320 percent higher than what should normally have been […]

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  • The Nation

    PMC senior members resign, terminated over disagreement on MDCAT contract

    ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Medical Commission’s (PMC) senior members have resigned or were terminated from their positions in disagreement with the top heads over awarding MDCAT conducting contract to a private firm incorporated after the advertisement deadline, The Nation learnt on Saturday. Official sources informed The Nation that Member Information Technology Raza Shah, Member Finance Abdul […]

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  • The News

    SELD forms committee to probe purchase of ‘costly’ school desks

    The School Education and Literacy Department on Friday formed a five-member committee to investigate the procurement process of furniture for the state-run schools. The committee will review the purchasing process undertaken by the Central Procurement Committee for the year 2020-21 and will submit the findings regarding the procurement procedure, cost and quality of furniture within […]

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  • Jung

    من پسند شخص کو چیئرمین ایس آر بی لگانے کیلئے اہلیت کا معیار تبدیل

    اسلام آباد (انصار عباسی) ٹرانس پیرنسی انٹرنیشنل پاکستان نے سندھ کے چیف سیکریٹری سے رابطہ کیا ہے کہ حکومت کی جانب سے ایسا اشتہار شائع کیا گیا ہے جس کے متعلق تنظیم کا کہنا ہے کہ سندھ ریونیو بورڈ میں اپنی پسند کا شخص لگانے کیلئے ’’من پسند شرائط‘‘ مقرر کی گئی ہیں تاکہ ایک […]

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  • The News

    Key post in Sindh: Tailor-made criteria advertised to appoint favourite

    ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has now approached the Sindh chief secretary for having advertised what it called a “tailor-made criteria” for the high profile post of chairman Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) to appoint a retired customs officer, who is said to be the first cousin of a top PPP leader. The advertisement, which […]

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  • The News

    PTI demands probe into purchase of school desks by Sindh govt at higher price

    KARACHI: After the Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) revealed that the Sindh government was purchasing school desks for Rs29,500 each, provincial assembly opposition leader Haleem Adil Sheikh visited the furniture market in Liaquatabad on Tuesday to find out the rates of different school desks. After buying a school desk, Sheikh brought it to the Sindh Assembly […]

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  • Jung

    محکمہ تعلیم سندھ نے 6؍ ہزار کی ڈیسک 29؍ ہزار میں خریدی

    اسلام آباد (انصار عباسی) ٹرانس پیرنسی انٹرنیشنل پاکستان (ٹی آئی پی) نے وزیراعلیٰ سندھ سے رابطہ کرکے انہیں شکایت کی ہے کہ صوبے کا محکمہ تعلیم مبینہ طور پر دو افراد کے بیٹھنے کیلئے استعمال ہونے والی ڈیسک 320؍ فیصد اضافی قیمت پر خرید رہا ہے جس سے قومی خزانے کو نقصان ہو رہا ہے۔ […]

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  • The News

    One school desk costs Rs29,500 in Sindh

    The Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has written a letter to CM Murad highlighting the inflated cost of dual desks. Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has approached the Sindh chief minister with the complaint that the provincial education department is allegedly purchasing dual desks for public schools at a 320% higher rate, causing a loss of billions […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Contract awarded by LESCO: TIP seeks action in response to corruption allegations

    LAHORE: Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) is said to have sought action in response to allegations of corruption in the award of Rs970 million contract for procurement of High-Temperature Low Sag (HTLS) Conductor by the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), reliable sources in Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) said. According to a letter written to the […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Violence against women: TI Pakistan concerned at alarming increase

    KARACHI: The Board of Trustees Transparency International Pakistan held a Board meeting on Tuesday, and expressed grave concern over the alarming increase in violence against women, due to the inept response from the state. The Board expressed its deepest shock and condemned the reprehensible attack on woman at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore on 14th August 2021 and […]

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